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Description of Rhododendron 'Dream of Kings'

R. 'Dream of Kings' 
Photo by: Lonnie Player

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Arthur Bedford x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light purple with a large, dark purple blotch. Conical truss holds 16-20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, dark green, held for 2 years. Upright, moderate branching habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Frederick, Jr 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 773 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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